Dr. Anne Shuchat, the chief deputy director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said: “We hope that we will take it seriously and slow down the spread in these places.” “But I think it is very frustrating that we obviously did not It reaches a state where the spread of the virus is extremely low, so it is easy to be extinguished.”
Johns Hopkins University (Johns Hopkins University) said that the United States reported 2.5 million cases of the virus, at least 126,140 people died. State and local leaders say the increase in cases is partly due to gatherings at home and in bars—some experts call this the ideal breeding ground for the virus.
But experts have long warned that some states are opening too early, too fast, Warning that this move may lead to a surge in more cases.
New cases have declined in only two states
Data from Johns Hopkins shows that in at least 36 states, new cases are on the rise compared to last week. This is a rethinking of how to reopen the United States safely.
The states reporting the increase in new cases include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Love Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania , South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
In the new case, twelve states have stable markets: Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma , South Dakota and Virginia.
Two new cases have declined in New Jersey and Rhode Island.
The mayor of Los Angeles says the next two weeks are crucial
In Los Angeles, The director of the county health bureau said officials “do not expect to see this sharp increase.”
Health director Barbara Ferrer said that since the reopening a few weeks ago, the number of cases and hospitalizations in Los Angeles has surged. There are now more than 100,00 confirmed cases, with 2,903 new cases reported on Monday, a single-day high.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Monday that the next two weeks will be crucial.
He said: “This period will be our second biggest test to see if we can do these things, all the wisdom we have learned, use this together and ensure that we do our part to maintain the people’s Life and livelihood,” said.
Christina Ghaly, director of health services, said that according to current growth rates, hospital beds in Los Angeles may reach capacity in just a few weeks.
Gary said: “In the next few weeks, the number of beds may be insufficient.” The county has only enough fans to use for four weeks, Gary said, the county’s forecast shows a significant increase in mortality.
Officials said on Monday that in Riverside County, Southern California, about 96% of all beds in the intensive care unit are in use.
Last weekend, the county reported that its ICU bed capacity reached 99%, mainly due to overflow in neighboring Imperial County. There are currently 370 ICU beds in use, which is a 3% reduction from the weekend.
“We barely survived the first shutdown”
At the same time, the increase in the number of cases means that many companies across the country are forced to close for the second time, and some owners say this may be devastating.
In Texas, after the governor ordered the bar to be closed again, a Houston owner told CNN that he was applying for unemployment benefits.
After suspending live drinking in Florida, a bar in Jacksonville said they worried about what it meant to close the door for the second time.
A spokesperson for Worstead’s Lawyers Association said: “For the first time we shut down, we barely survived, and once allowed to reopen in the second stage, we strictly abide by all CDC guidelines.”
Governor Doug Ducey said on Monday: “Our expectation is that next week, our number will be worse.” “It will take a few weeks for the mitigation measures we implement to take effect.”
CNN’s Cheri Mossburg, Alexandra Meeks, Sarah Moon and Naomi Thomas contributed to this report.